Feb 28, 2021 Last Updated 4:08 AM, Feb 22, 2021

Indigenous land rights and the ILO

Who cares that Indonesia's indigenous peoples are losing their land? The International Labour Organisation does, more than almost anyone else in the world, says TOM ETTY.
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'Feminism is a choice of life'

MARIA PAKPAKHAN is a programme officer at INFID in Jakarta. She speaks of her student days, of mass action and specialised lobbying. And of feminism.
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Women feed Malaysian boom

Tens of thousands of Indonesian women work in Malaysia's booming economy as domestics and prostitutes. Often illegal, they have few rights. SIDNEY JONES visits them.
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'Labourers won't bow to repression'

Fauzi Abdullah has been close to factory workers for over 15 years, and has witnessed their frustration rise. Today he heads a labour study centre (LIPS) in Bogor. He recalls the first strike he saw close-up, and risks a look into the future.
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'Human rights belong to us'.

Asmara Nababan is the executive secretary of INFID in Jakarta. Since he is also a member of the National Human Rights Commission, we asked him to assess both. For Asmara, the link is human rights.
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